historic preservation http://kbia.org en Columbia demolition job becomes historic preservation project http://kbia.org/post/columbia-demolition-job-becomes-historic-preservation-project <p></p><p>A Columbia parks demolition project has turned into a possible preservation project.</p><p>Jeremy Sapp was tearing down part of the Parks Management Center Friday when he noticed something.</p><p>“We were in the process of tearing the building down and pulling the brick off the face of the building and found the beam and just kept following it to see what it was," he said.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:10:52 +0000 Amy Munneke 54742 at http://kbia.org Columbia demolition job becomes historic preservation project Columbia receives grant to help fix historic homes http://kbia.org/post/columbia-receives-grant-help-fix-historic-homes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The City of Columbia has received a grant to help fix up historic properties.</p><p></p><p>Columbia holds about 140 officially recognized historic properties and many other unofficial historic homes. With the new grant from the state, city planner Rachel Bacon said the city’s preservation commission has found a way help property owners who are intimidated by updating their homes: A do-it-yourself seminar series.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:23:50 +0000 Josey Herrera 50614 at http://kbia.org Columbia receives grant to help fix historic homes Columbia City Council postpones vote on brick-paved street repairs http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-postpones-vote-brick-paved-street-repairs <p>The Columbia City Council tabled a vote that would have created the first-ever written plan to repair and maintain Columbia’s brick-paved streets at its meeting Monday.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:42:48 +0000 Katie Moeller 44015 at http://kbia.org Columbia City Council postpones vote on brick-paved street repairs Missouri historic preservation tax credits are down http://kbia.org/post/missouri-historic-preservation-tax-credits-are-down <p style="line-height:250%">&nbsp;</p><p style="line-height:250%"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:250%">&nbsp; &nbsp;The amount of historic preservation tax credits authorized in Missouri has dropped for the fourth consecutive year. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Missouri only authorized $93.9 million in credits during the 2013 fiscal year. That is about a $5 million decrease from the previous fiscal year. </span></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:45:02 +0000 Alexandra Olgin & Associated Press 37266 at http://kbia.org Missouri historic preservation tax credits are down Heibel-March building may be renovated http://kbia.org/post/heibel-march-building-may-be-renovated <p>The historic Heibel-March building may finally be getting a face lift. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:45:55 +0000 Alexandra Olgin 25446 at http://kbia.org Heibel-March building may be renovated Panel to review Historic Preservation tax credit http://kbia.org/post/panel-review-historic-preservation-tax-credit <p>Members of a panel created to review Missouri’s tax credits, are leaning towards recommending that the cap on Historic Preservation tax credits be cut nearly in half.&nbsp; The incentives program is popular with developers, but Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and a group of Republican State Senators say it’s draining off revenues from the state budget. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:28:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24591 at http://kbia.org Panel to review Historic Preservation tax credit Historic Preservation Commission searches for notable properties http://kbia.org/post/historic-preservation-commission-searches-notable-properties <p>Columbia’s Historic Preservation Commission began accepting nominations for the city’s 2013 list of most notable properties. It will review nominations and select a diverse set of properties that contribute to the city socially or aesthetically. Properties must be at least 50 years old and can be privately or publicly owned.</p><p>Many properties have already been added to the list, so this year the committee is thinking outside the box in terms of what might be a notable property.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:49:27 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 22190 at http://kbia.org Historic Preservation Commission searches for notable properties Mo. Senate compromise impacts historic, amateur sports tax credits http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-compromise-impacts-historic-amateur-sports-tax-credits The <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a> has passed a tax credit measure after hammering out an agreement between GOP leaders and fiscal conservatives who&rsquo;ve been trying to reign in tax breaks for years.<p>The agreement would cap historic preservation tax credits at $75 million per year, give a one-year extension to food pantry and other charitable tax breaks, and create incentives to draw amateur sporting events to Missouri.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/members/mem15.htm">&nbsp;State Senator&nbsp;Eric Schmitt </a>(R, Glendale)&nbsp;urged the&nbsp;chamber to pass it before time runs out on the regular session. Wed, 16 May 2012 21:54:47 +0000 editor 14272 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate compromise impacts historic, amateur sports tax credits